How laziness and stupidity cost me 60 today

I lost $60 today in the stupidest way possible: for my flight out of town, I went to the wrong airport. Yep. You read that right. I went to the wrong airport. For my flight to CEDIA Expo, I thought I was flying out of Washington/Dulles airport (located in Virginia). Had I taken the time to look

Automate your finances feel comfortable

One of the biggest reasons you should put your finances on autopilot is for the sheer comfort of it. Literally. When your bills are getting paid automatically, your savings is being fed without you touching it, and your paycheck is going straight into your checking account, you don’t have to worry about them. It’s the biggest weight off

What Would You Do for $1 Million

I’m starting a meme — and you’re invited! Now be honest here. The point is for your readers to learn more about you — so truthfulness is necessary. Here’s How It Works Let’s get started: here’s how it works. 1. When you’re tagged, answer the question on your blog, with a trackback to the original post. 2.

How Biased is Your Financial Advice?

In the world of financial advice, it seems like everyone is trying to sell you something. Financial advisors like Ameriprise are really interested in selling you into their mutual funds. Most financial media doesn’t care how you really do, they just want your eyeballs. But then there’s some outlets that really have your best interests in mind.

5 ways my finances are on autopilot

There’s nothing more comforting than knowing that most of your financial decisions are taken care of. I know the feeling, because my finances are on autopilot. (But they won’t deflate, like the autopilot from Airplane!) Every month, my major financial transactions are set to go themselves. I don’t have to worry about paying most of

11 Online Banking Features You Want to Have

Online banking, though it’s becoming a fixture in many homes, is still relatively young. It’s not a big surprise, then, that we want our banks and online financial applications to do more and add more. Yodlee, which makes online banking software for financial institutions, sponsored a white paper from the Aite Group called Next-Generation Online Banking and Bill Pay: